Kai Tak cruise pier welcome first04-17-2014
Test berthing arrangements feed pick-up/drop-off 4000
Ming Pao News] June this year to enable the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is crashing , this Saturday will be the first cruise only " elite No. Millennium" to try , parked three days and two nights , the main test berthing arrangements , shipping companies are expected to 4,000 passengers on and off the boat , but they will not enter the terminal building uncompleted , the Immigration Department will send a boat to do immigration formalities , then arrange shuttle bus to pick them travel to Hong Kong. As the first and only official use of the pier building "Ocean Mariner " can carry more than 3,000 people , most of the tickets have been sold .
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau announced yesterday , passenger capacity of 2100 people , " elite number Millennium " will be held on 16 to 18 as a transshipment port in Hong Kong and will try apron area . Government sources said the United States, Canada and Australia on board are mainly tourists, they will not rush into being in the building. Road connecting the pier has been completed, will then arrange shuttle buses to take passengers to the MTR Kowloon Station , some passengers will attend local tours and Islands tour.
Nothing rush of passengers in the building
" Elite No. Millennium" last berth at the Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong , it is learned , has no neutral Ocean Terminal , cruise arrivals had planned parked or stopped at sea container terminal center, but the Government has leased a cruise company to use, rent is less than container terminals , because not required to pay the cost of land use change .
Currently Kai Tak pier is still a construction site , the government news that the shipping company will explain to visitors the status of the pier. " Refers to foreign shipping companies usually have delayed the new terminal , hope this will enhance the confidence of the cruise to Hong Kong ."
Royal Caribbean ( Asia-Pacific ) , Asia Pacific cruise director Chen Jingyi expects the new millennium unfolds elite No. 14 nights journey from Singapore via Thailand and Vietnam, and then to Hong Kong on Saturday carrying 2,000 people to Hong Kong revealed that passengers disembark after , there will be 2,000 people on board. Chen Jingyi , also known as the first berthing only when Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to enable "Ocean Mariner " can carry more than 3,000 people , most of the tickets have been sold, part of the ticket is still in the hands of agencies .
The end of the opening material merchant side
Kai Tak pier equipped with 5600 square meters of retail space , but in the meantime been implemented to dock cruise ship only 16 times , government sources believe that there will be no shops opened , expected to wait until the end of the pier when enabled , and the early traders to " Shou-yeh ."
Installation of bridge pier next month , is now doing interior decoration, government sources said , I hope not during rain , so as not to affect the progress .
Dial 26000000 Shop Fire Services Communication Equipment
Another response to the early years of the Coroner's Court in relation to a fire alarm communication systems required to enhance fire in public places , in view of the pier can not receive a signal in some places, an additional allocation of 26 million yuan last year , laying the pier fire special communications equipment , not with the police and the Immigration shared communication systems. " Piers successful 850 meters , walked alone around the cable has been very time consuming ! "
He also said police will install CCTV in the dock , if not fully completed enabled , some may not be the most important position , the police will use mobile CCTV . The egg-shaped building erected on the radar to be repeated tests before use, after nine exhibition can be temporary radar .